Japan’s Global Health Working Group under the leadership of Professor Kenji Shibuya published Protecting human security: proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan in the Lancet last week. Protecting human security is critical among various challenges political leaders are facing in the 21st Century. Promoting universal health coverage (UHC) will help develop health systems, capable of dealing with future emergencies such as the recent Ebola outbreak. The authors suggest three global health action areas for the 2016 G7 Summit: [...]
Professor Shibuya and team hosted a Global Health Diplomacy Workshop held at the University of Tokyo May 8-10, 2016. The objective of this workshop was to strengthen the capacity of future leaders in global health diplomacy, with special focus on practical applications such as the proceedings at the World Health Assembly. The workshop brought together 50 academics and experts from various institutions such as NCGHM, JICA, MoHLW, WHO and UNDP from Japan and Thailand, fostering collaboration and building of positive [...]
On May 7th and 8th 2016, Professor Kenji Shibuya chaired the keynote lectures at the International symposium on disaster management and recovery for children and communities in Soma City and moderated a panel discussion. 10 GHP students volunteered at the symposium attended by representatives of politics, the private sector, local hospitals and academia. Research findings and experiences with children and disaster recovery were shared as [...]
ORCID Regional Director, Nobuko Miyairi, will introduce ORCID and help participants set up an account. As a non-profit organization, ORCID works with its member organizations to provide interoperable, persistent identifiers for researchers and all contributors in the scholarly community. ORCID is an infrastructure to provide digital connections between a variety of systems such as researcher profile services, journal publishers, manuscript submission systems, institutional repositories, grant management systems, and more. This is an open seminar.
Date: November 20, 2015 (14:00-15:30)